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    Los Alamos National Lab's R&D fueling new quantum-crypto firm

    Technology development firm Allied Minds says it has set up a new company, Whitewood Encryption Systems, to develop quantum-crypto technology under an R&D licensing arrangement with Los Alamos National Laboratory.

  • Mobile

    SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

    While SAP has made a big push into mobile software and device management with the acquisition of Sybase and a series of apps, it hasn't made overt moves into the devices market. But this could change down the road, judging from a recently published patent application submitted by SAP.

  • Software

    Microsoft purges 1,500 copycat, fraudulent Windows 8.1 apps

    Microsoft has begun clamping down on sham Windows Store apps that try to dupe users into paying for free software, the company announced Wednesday.

  • Industrial

    NASA green-lights plans to build world's most powerful rocket

    NASA's program to build a heavy-lift rocket capable of launching astronauts into deep space is moving from the design to the development phase.

  • Hardware

    Samsung clashes with labor group over allegations of Chinese underage workers

    A labor protection group is accusing one of Samsung's suppliers in China of hiring over 10 underage workers to build company components. But the Korean electronics giant was quick to dismiss the allegations, and said it had no "child workers" at the facility.

  • Software

    IBM uses Watson as part of new cloud service

    IBM announced late Wednesday that it's making its artificially intelligent computer system, Watson, available to researchers as a cloud service.

  • Security

    Security council blames breaches on poor PCI standard support

    The growing number of data breaches resulting in massive numbers of payment cards being stolen from retail stores and other businesses is occurring because they're failing to keep up with the Payment Card Industry's data security standard, according to the PCI Security Standards Council.

  • Security

    Tuning the security analysts

    I have told you about the need to <a href="">tune our security incident and event monitoring (SIEM) tool</a>. Now we need to tune the analysts who are monitoring the SIEM.

  • Privacy

    Mozilla reports user data leak from Bugzilla project

    Email addresses and encrypted passwords of around 97,000 users who tested early builds of the Bugzilla bug tracking software were left exposed for three months following a server migration.

  • Grid & Cloud Computing

    Amazon's file sharing service Zocalo now generally available

    Enterprises that want to share and store files online have yet another option now that Amazon Web Services has opened its Zocalo service to general availability.

  • Hardware

    NASA launches massive cloud migration

    NASA migrated 65 software applications, including its flagship <a href=""></a> website to the cloud in 22 weeks, and the space agency is still in the midst of a massive deployment to the cloud.

  • Security

    FBI, Secret Service studying 'scope' of reported bank cyberattacks

    A U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman said Wednesday the agency is working with the Secret Service to determine the "scope" of reported cyberattacks against several financial institutions.

  • Grid & Cloud Computing

    Telstra’s Whispir comms service to get global expansion

    Telstra has announced plans to offer its cloud-based communications platform, Whispir Conversation, to overseas customers by 31 August 2014.

  • Malware

    Retailers urged to defend against 'Backoff' point-of-sale malware

    A payment card industry security consortium warned retailers on Wednesday of the urgency to secure their systems against "Backoff," a malicious software program that steals card numbers.

  • ADSL & Cable

    NBN likely to share HFC with Foxtel

    National Broadband Network services and pay TV service Foxtel are likely to co-exist on the hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) network currently owned by Telstra, according to NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow.

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